Global Patent Index - EP 1007131 A1

EP 1007131 A1 2000-06-14 - CATHETER WITH THREE REGIONS OF DIFFERENT FLEXIBILITIES AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE

Title (en)

CATHETER WITH THREE REGIONS OF DIFFERENT FLEXIBILITIES AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE

Title (de)

KATHETER MIT DREI ABSCHNITTEN UNTERSCHIEDLICHER FLEXIBILITÄT UND VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG

Title (fr)

CATHETER A TROIS REGIONS DE FLEXIBILITES DIFFERENTES ET SON PROCEDE DE PRODUCTION

Publication

EP 1007131 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98915411 A

Priority

  • US 9807086 W
  • US 83868597 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9844979A1] This invention is to a minimally invasive surgical device. In particular, the invention relates to an infusion catheter which may be used in cardiovascular and endovascular procedures to deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, or vasoocclusive agents to a target site accessible through the vasculature. The device is a flow-directed infusion catheter having a variety of sections of different flexibilities with tapered junctions between those sections. The inventive catheter is directed to that target site by a flow of blood to the site.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61M 25/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61M 25/00 (2006.01); A61M 25/01 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61M 25/0054 (2013.01); A61M 25/0009 (2013.01); A61M 25/0125 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9844979A1

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EPO simple patent family

WO 9844979 A1 19981015; AT 280610 T 20041115; AU 6960398 A 19981030; DE 69827271 D1 20041202; DE 69827271 T2 20051020; EP 1007131 A1 20000614; EP 1007131 B1 20041027; ES 2231978 T3 20050516; JP 2001518819 A 20011016; US 6524299 B1 20030225

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